Yalaleke Guzo


Yalaleke Guzo ("Unfinished Journey") is an Ethiopia-based talk show produced by PMC. The talk show started in 2020 and will air through 2022 in the Amharic language.

Yalaleke Guzo, along with PMC’s show Nekakat (“Cracked”), is part of a larger project challenging the practices of female genital mutilation and child marriage. PMC’s activities will contribute to the national effort made by the Ethiopian Government to reach zero tolerance for female genital mutilation and child marriage in 2024.

Each 30-minute episode addresses issues in a variety of ways including short stories, interviews, poems with music, health tips, short audio plays, and features.

Making a Difference

It’s too soon to know the full impact Yalaleke Guzo will have. The goal of the talk show is to influence knowledge and attitudes of female genital mutilation in Ethiopia.

Project Information

Title: Yalaleke Guzo (“Unfinished Journey”)
Format: Radio Talk Show (pre-recorded, magazine-style)
Location: Ethiopia
Language: Amharic
Duration: September 2020 – July 2022

Visit the PMC-Ethiopia website for episodes of Yalaleke Guzo and more.

Project Team

Producer: Meskerem Negash
Studio Technician: Meskerem Negash
Resident Representative: Hailegnaw Eshete, PhD
Program Director: Tigist Moges
Project Coordinator: Kefyalew Asmara
Senior Marketing & Communication Expert: Solomon Tesfaye
Senior Research, M&E Expert: Biresaw Geremew, MSW
Finance Manager: Geremew Dessalegn
Finance Assistant: Amha Tameremariam


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